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MoDOT to motorists: Do not ignore flood barricades

With numerous state highways in northwest Missouri closed due to flooding, the Missouri Department of Transportation is reminding motorists not to move or attempt to drive around barricades that block flooded roads. Barricades are put in place for motorists’ safety, yet MoDOT and law enforcement officials report they continue to see drivers either maneuver around […]

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Hamilton woman injured in Highway 36 crash

One driver was injured when two vehicles collided Monday afternoon about one-half mile west of Hamilton. Sixty-one-year-old Deborah Linter of Hamilton was taken by ambulance to the Cameron Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. The other driver, 64-year-old Lonnie Moyers of Kidder, wasn’t hurt An investigator noted Moyers was eastbound and Ms. Linter was westbound […]

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Snow removal costs to City of Trenton exceed $24,000

Including the snowfall from last week, (Tuesday night / Wednesday morning) the city of Trenton has accumulated snow removal and ice control costs of $24,664. That cost covers the winter period from mid-November through February 20th. The figure includes $15,244 in overtime costs for street department employees plus expenses related to diesel and unleaded fuel […]

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Winter weather takes toll on north Missouri roads

Across Northwest Missouri, the effects of winter weather are evident everywhere you look frozen ground, canceled classes, snow-covered fields, and potholes. The Missouri Department of Transportation normally launches its pothole efforts in March, but with the extreme weather we’ve faced this year, the roads are taking a beating. When they’re not out plowing ice and […]